Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
vii, 413 pages ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part 1. Lawyers and mediators Ally McBeal and subjective narration / Michael Asimow Comedic critique : the pop cultural divorce lawyer / David Ray Papke Fairly Legal : a Canadian perspective on the creation of a primetime mediator / Jennifer L. Schulz Grisham vs. Solmssen / Richard H. Weisberg Part 2. Crime, criminals and criminal justice Gender, human rights and cybercrime : are virtual worlds really that different? / Kim Barker and Olga Jurasz Honor matters most : judging law in the "Spenser" novels of Robert B. Parker / Anthony Bradney Seeing the big picture : why law fails in The Wire / John Denvir Legal transplants and legal drama : a comparison between the US and Italy / Elena Falletti Justice with a vengeance : retributive desire in the popular imagination / Cassandra Sharp Part 3. Portraying the courtroom A mobile judge : an analysis of a Dutch television hit / Odile Heynders and Philip Paiement Managing the "critical independencies" of the media and judiciary in the United Kingdom / Leslie J. Moran Popular culture and the European Court of Justice : the anonymous engine of the European integration process / Stefano Montaldo The law through the eye of courtroom comedy : the light legal procedural in context / Peter Robson Part 4. Pop cultural jurisprudence Renegotiating the west in Joel and Ethan Coen's True Grit / Kathryn Brown Affirmative cinema : when film-makers defend minorities / Pedro R. Fortes "It's my culture, stupid!" a reflection on law, popular culture and interdisciplinarity / Jeanne Gaakeer Film and mass tort litigation in the United States : A Civil Action and Erin Brockovich / Byron G. Stier Engrenages : antilegalism and French realism / Barbara Villez Part 5. Teaching law and popular culture Popular culture in the classroom and beyond : using Harry Potter as a portkey for civics and community involvement / Kelly E. Collinsworth State-sanctioned violence, Beethoven and Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange / Terri Mester More media and more countries : new approaches to teaching law and popular culture / Donald Papy Teaching a writing intensive law and popular culture freshman seminar / Gary E. Peter.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.